• Montezuma Peak

    Coronado

    National Memorial Arizona

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Memorial is open year round from dawn to dusk. Visitor Center hours are 8 am to 4 pm daily. The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving Day and December 25th.

Did You Know?

Oil painting of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was born in 1510 in Salamanca Spain. He was only 30 years old when he began his expedition into what is now the American Southwest. His expedition was considered a failure and he died in obscurity in 1554.